Written by Annie Rose Stathes, Edited by Laura Morrison, for GradSchools.com, April 2014 Are you on the fence and unsure where to study? Take a look at these ten campuses and see if their beauty and intrigue can pursue you. The United States is home to some of the world’s most beautiful college campuses—you might as well enjoy them while you pursue your academic dreams! 1.Vanderbilt University Image Source: http://en.wikipedia.org en.wikipedia
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Annie Rose Stathes - September 2013 Without a doubt, the United States is a beautiful country. Thankfully, numerous colleges and universities throughout the country have harnessed its beauty and provided students with beautiful places to live and study. The following article lists (in no particular order) ten beautiful campuses in the United States. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
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By Stephanie Small, March 2014 Grad school shouldn’t be all study, study, study. Here are our suggestions for improving your work-life balance. 1.Crash another department’s event Staying within your own department can get so insular! Bust out of the tunnel vision and hit a potluck or cocktail hour held by another program – preferably, one that’s vastly different than your own. In med school? Hit up the art school’s tea. Thespians, consider spicing up the economics Ph.D.s’ happy hour with some improv. 2.Crash an undergrad party
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If you are wondering what you should ‘get a masters in’ by going back to school, you may want to consider one of the 5 fastest growing careers that require a graduate degree. All five choices represent occupations with the most projected growth between 2016-26 as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), where the typical entry-level education is a master’s degree.i
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By Laura Morrison, July 2014 Two daunting processes – full of hope, and potentially, pain. You put your best foot forward, dress nicely, discuss your positive attributes, put on cologne, and hope for a positive response. Applying to grad school can be a lot like online dating. Here’s why. Pictures might lie.
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Written by Kerry Auge, for GradSchools.com, March 2014 Making the decision to go to graduate school is huge. Your best bet in securing your success will be to do some serious soul searching before you take the plunge into many months of hard work, financial strain and serious time management. Here are a few questions to help you with your thinking along the way. Why do I want to do this?
Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated September 2010 As a grad student, you will be presented with more academic and pre-professional opportunities than you ever imagined. In fact, to an even greater extent than was the case when you were an undergrad, there will be extra-curricular events that will not only greatly supplement your academic work, but also pave the way for professional success.
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www.gradschools.com/article-detail/america-competes-act-269Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated December 2010 New legislation aims to enhance U.S. graduate research and technical education. The America Competes Act signed into law by George W. Bush is designed to improve the United States' competitiveness in the areas of research, science, mathematics, engineering, technology and certain foreign languages. Through the Act, the United States will spend an additional $33.6 billion on mathematics and science education over the next three years.
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Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated December 2010 As we continue examining Graduate Education: The Graduate Education: Backbone of American Competitiveness and Innovation, released in April 2007 by the Council of Graduate Schools' Advisory Committee on Graduate Education and American Competitiveness (CGS), we focus on the United State's need to attract the best and brightest graduate students from around the world. Graduate education and global competition
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by Stephanie Small Published June 19, 2013 You may be asking yourself: "Can I Get Into Graduate School?" because you think you have to have a 4.0 average, a marathon-length list of extra-curriculars, explosive GRE scores and letters of recommendation that make you look like a fusion of Rosa Parks and Mother Teresa? Think again.
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By Stephanie Small Celebrities are more than just pretty faces – some of them are dang smart, too. From musicians and athletes to world-renowned actors, here’s a list of brainy stars who’ve proven their intelligence and dedication to learning by earning graduate degrees: Shaquille O’Neal: Known perhaps as much for his brain as for his brawn, this baller earned an online MBA from the University of Phoenix and a doctorate from Barry University. We know he’s probably not in it for the cash, so we can assume Shaq’s pursuit of education is driven by a love of learning.
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Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated December 2010 The report, Graduate Education: Backbone of American Competitiveness and Innovation, released in April 2007 by the Council of Graduate Schools' Advisory Committee on Graduate Education and American Competitiveness (CGS), focuses on American graduate school programs as the foundation for a highly competitive and innovative workforce that can have a dominating impact on the global economy.
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Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated December 2012 No one would argue earning a graduate degree is one of the best ways to ensure a good salary and professional satisfaction through a career in a field you enjoy. But it is not the only route to those goals, and there are some occasions when post-graduate work is important as well. In fact, sometimes continuing your education even after you have earned a masters or a doctorate degree is necessary to move into the specific field in which you desire to work.
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